Achirus declivis

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Achirus declivis
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Pleuronectiformes
Family: Achiridae
Genus: Achirus
Species: A. declivis
Binomial name
Achirus declivis
Chabanaud, 1940
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The plainfin sole (Achirus declivis) is a sole of the genus Achirus native to the western Atlantic in the Caribbean Sea and along the coast of the Americas from Belize to Santa Catarina, Brazil. This demersal species inhabits soft bottoms near the shores or estuaries. It growth up to 18.7 cm (7.4 in).[2]


  1. ^ Buddo, D.; Munroe, T. & Grijalba Bendeck, L. (2015). "Achirus declivis". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2015: e.T16404805A16510142. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2015-4.RLTS.T16404805A16510142.en. Downloaded on 27 March 2018.
  2. ^ Achirus declivis Chabanaud, 1940. FishBase